Luanda – The Angolan health authorities announced the recovery, in the last 24 hours, of 683 Covid-19 patients, as well as the registration of 160 new cases, plus 5 deaths.

According to the secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda, who provided the information, at the usual data update session on the pandemic, the said cases of recovery are related to citizens aged between 1 and 82 years. Of this number, 632 of the recovery cases happened in Luanda, 24 in Lunda Norte, 6 in Namibe, 5 in Lunda Sul, plus Huíla (4), Cuanza Sul (4), Zaire (3), Cabinda (3) and Cuanza Norte with 2 cases.


Among the new cases, there are 94 males and 66 females, with the ages ranging one month to 91 years.


The reported deaths involve citizens aged between 60 and 80.


Currently, Angola has a total of 42,646 positive cases, 1,008 deaths, 36,708 recoveries and 4,930 active (diseased) cases.


The laboratories processed 3,046 samples.


The authorities control 132 people in institutional quarantine centres and 2,252 under epidemiological vigilance.


Source: Angola Press News Agency

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